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Keeping the Lord's Day Holy

Day 14. See other 31 Dayers at The Nesting Place.

Many have heard about keeping the Lord's Day holy but few practice it. The ones who observe this day, do so in different ways. I encourage you to find your way to enjoy this day of rest while keeping it holy.

In Genesis, God created the world in six days and rested on the seventh day. In Exodus the 10 commandments were given by God which included: “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work." In Matthew 12 the Pharisees were testing Jesus about the rules of the Sabbath. Jesus responded by explaining to them that it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.

When our oldest got to be in high school, it seemed that she was always doing homework. The problem began when she not only spent all her evenings doing homework, but her weekends as well. This began to interfere with our time as a family on Sundays. After church we had to get home so she could do homework. I realized that we were not keeping the Lord's Day holy and she needed a day of rest. We as a family were going to have our day of rest.

At first she resisted that she could not possibly get everything done. I told her that God would honor her and multiply her time. She loved her day of rest. We all enjoyed our Lord's Day.

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